3 Op-Ed

Why Waste is Terrible

Osir1s 2022-02-01

I have a confession to make. Beneath this exterior, that’s been so well fed by Pandemic Horde, is a miner. So I’ve come to talk about CCP’s recent mining changes. Do you think the new residue mechanic is terrible and…

7 Featured

CCP backflips on the Mineral Redistribution

VanPatton 2021-08-06

It may be hard to notice, but over the past year CCP has been putting a heavy focus on rebalancing and changing up the way industry works. Changes such as T2 production cost nerfs, mineral redistribution and capital requirement changes,…

11 Analysis

EVE News | Ivory Towers and Cottage Industry

JuriusDoctor 2021-04-12

The natural response to a sudden shift in paradigm is for the affected to turn to whatever small production and services can be eked out in marginal times, wherever those opportunities may be found and where necessity mothers invention. For most small producers who’ve seen their current plans dashed, to be replaced by growing complexity, dimishing returns, and increasing capital costs, the tendency will be to resort to hustle.

20 Analysis

EVE News | The Industrial Class War

JuriusDoctor 2021-04-05

The silver lining of this release exists in the form of a silver spoon; the wealthy will be untouched. For the rest, these production changes drive away all but the most dedicated of industrialists. It further significantly dis-incentivizes veteran and new players from engaging in industry. At best, material producers will break even. At worst, everyone breaks. This represents the setting of a new industrial paradigm.

15 Analysis

The Wealth of Alliances

Multiple Authors 2021-01-14

The subjects of every state ought to contribute towards the support of the government, as nearly as possible, in proportion to their respective abilities… Adam Smith, The Wealth of Nations EVE Online has a complex economic system because it provides…

5 Op-Ed

Carrots and Sticks

Sophia 'Alizabeth' S 2020-10-12

Motivating people relies on two things: carrots and sticks, or rewards and punishments. With the recent changes to mining most players feel like CCP’s given them the short end of the stick. Some probably feel like CCP’s been beating them…

5 Op-Ed

The Return of the Industry King

Merc Thanatos 2020-10-04

My Personal Journey Wow, it has been a while . . . over a year, but I’ve returned! I don’t even know where to begin, so I’ll start with the present. I’m currently in a small alliance among the PanFam…

6 Eve Online

Should I Do Industry? A Checklist

JMoravia 2019-01-05

Industry in EVE Online is a weird way of making money. The first reason is that in a game about internet spaceships, industry takes place almost entirely inside of space stations. There was one period earlier this year when the…

9 Eve Online

Does Industrial Might Make Right?

Shokalokaboom 2018-08-30

There is a never ending debate among Eve Online enthusiasts. This argument has persisted throughout the game’s 15 year lifecycle. There are players who feel that Player Versus Player activities are where the core focus should be and those who choose…

3 Eve Online

PSA: CCP Issues Advisory on Cap Manufacturing

Rhivre 2017-10-26

CCP Logibro today issued an advisory on capital manufacturing in Upwell Structures. It seems that there was previously a bug where you could not install Capital ship build jobs in a structure that had a Supercap building module, but not a…

18 Eve Online

Rorqual Speculations

Romulus Loches 2016-12-23

Setting the Stage With the Ascension release, null-sec industry has completely changed with Rorquals (Rorq) becoming massive mining machines.  They can pull in roughly the same amount of ore per hour that used to take around five characters in Exhumers…

1 Guide

A Deeper Dive Into Industry in EVE Online

vicarious 2016-12-10

In my last article, we looked at the basics of making things in EVE. That covered everything from obtaining the required minerals, understanding what Blueprints are, and installing Blueprints into a station’s factory to run production jobs. This follow-up tutorial…

1 Guide

An Introduction to Industry in EVE Online

vicarious 2016-11-20

EVE Online is a wonderfully complex ecosystem that is fueled by the forces of creation and destruction, the latter of which was recently discussed here. The two forces are often in a flux, gaining power in some regards while ceding…

0 Eve Online


David Matterall 2016-03-18

Citadels are one step closer to entering New Eden. CCP held a mass test on the Singularity server today, and has announced a second round of testing for Friday. In today’s test, players joined fleets and were warped to a…